As if we needed any more confirmation on the dormant volcanic movement taking place.
A very rare 4.0 magnitude earthquake has just struck Southern New Mexico on the flank of a very large ancient lavic field.
Nearest volcanic cone is named “Providence Cone”. Dozens more across the highway.
|Magnitudeuncertainty||4.0 ml± 0.1|
|Locationuncertainty||32.252°N 107.300°W± 3.5 km|
|Depthuncertainty||8.6 km± 7.8|
|Origin Time||2015-02-08 04:40:32.000 UTC|
|Number of Stations||–|
|Number of Phases||21|
|Minimum Distance||55.21 km (0.50°)|
|Travel Time Residual||0.68 sec|
|FE Region||New Mexico (496)|
In addition, a large eruption just occurred at Fuego volcano in Guatemala, and several ongoing eruptions overseas at Reunion Island, in Japan, Kamchatka Russia, Alaska, Vanuatu, and Tonga. All erupting in the past few weeks.
Previous dormant volcanoes to move this past week seen below.
See each detailed post linked here:
Louisiana Butte / Volcano Butte California (Feb 7 2015):
Black Rock Desert Cinder Peaks (Feb 5, 2015):
Unnamed dormant volcano at the border of AZ / NM (Feb 4, 2015):
Crater Mountain volcano in Eastern California (Feb 3, 2015)
Cerro Prieto dormant volcano South of Salton Sea California (Feb 3, 2015):
Unnamed volcanic buttes at Nevada / Oregon border (Feb 1-2, 2015):